How much wood from Croatia did IKEA use?
We require that suppliers use Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified or recycled wood in our home furnishing products. All information presented here is valid for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) with a reporting period from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022 and, unless otherwise specified, applies to virgin wood used in IKEA home furnishing products (excluding paper).
Amount of virgin wood used roundwood equivalent (RWE): 219,609 m3
Contribution to total IKEA virgin wood used for home furnishing products: 2%
Approximate proportion of Croatia’s total harvest used by IKEA suppliers: 4%
Approximate proportion of Croatia’s forests that are FSC-certified: 71%
Years in IKEA supply chain: 20+
Regions and types of forests
In FY22, virgin wood of Croatian origin used in IKEA products mainly came from actively managed temperate forests from across the entire market.
In Croatia, a mix of different wood species was sourced by sub-suppliers to produce engineered composite wood-based material for IKEA home furnishing products. In FY22, the top species sourced from Croatia for solid wood applications were ash and beech.